From bluffs, cliff walks, and the coast, there are incredible and diverse natural wonders to be found all over the smallest state. Fear not, with hiking trails, national parks, bike trails, and even ferries, Rhode Island has ensured that each of these sites can be visited and admired. Here are 10 of the most amazing nature sites in the state!
1. The Newport Cliff Walk, Newport
This stunning 3.5-mile scenic walk found in Newport is by far one of the most amazing experiences to be had in Rhode Island.
2. Arcadia Management Area, Exeter
Arcadia is the state's largest recreational area and includes 14,000 acres of beautiful forest. This spot is perfect for amazing hikes and beautiful views.
3. Durfee Hill Management Area, Glocester
The 1,176 acres found in Glocester include deciduous and evergreen forests. There are few places as rich in amazing photo opportunities.
4. Emilie Reucker Wildlife Refuge, Tiverton
Beautiful salt marshes and bird watching make this refuge an exceptional natural wonder in the state.
5. Burlingame State Park, Charlestown
Located in the charming town of Charlestown and bordering Watchaug Pond is Burlingame State Park. A camping trip to this stunning park makes for a memorable weekend.
6. Fort Nature Refuge, North Smithfield
The 235-acre stretch of forest is a perfect place to enjoy the fall foliage. This place is a true wonder including many beautiful sites.
7. Mohegan Bluffs, Block Island
Some might say Block Island in itself is a natural wonder with so many amazing beaches and other fun offerings. The Mohegan Bluffs are a well sought out natural wonder located on the island.
8. Simmons Mill Pond Management Area, Little Compton
Freshwater wetlands and 400 acres of hiking trails can be found here at Simmons Mill Pond in Little Compton.
9. Beavertail State Park, Jamestown
I could stare out at the water all day.
10. Norman Bird Sanctuary, Middletown
Hiking and native birds are a great combination. Norman Bird Sanctuary is arguably the best place to go for bird watching in state and its located in charming, coastal Middletown.
The 10 most amazing natural wonders in Rhode Island are sure to wow the locals and visitors alike. Be sure to visit each destination soon!